Peer-reviewed Journal Publications


  • Strotz, L.C., and Lieberman, B.S. (2021) The names don’t matter but the numbers do: searching for stability in Carboniferous brachiopod paleocommunities from the North American Midcontinent. Paleobiology 47: 68-85 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Zhang, Z., Zhang, Z., Ma, J., Taylor, P.D., Strotz, L.C., Jacquet, S.M., Skovsted, C.B., Chen, F., Han, J., and Brock, G.A., (2021) Fossil evidence unveils an early Cambrian origin for Bryozoa. Nature [Full Text]
  • Zhang, Z., Topper, T.P., Chen, Y., Strotz, L.C., Chen, F., Holmer, L.E., Brock, G.A. and Zhang, Z. (2021) Go large or go conical: allometric trajectory of an early Cambrian acrotretide brachiopod. Palaeontology, 64: 727-741


  • Zhang, Z.*, Strotz, L.C.*, Topper, T.P.*, Chen, F., Chen, Y., Liang, Y., Zhang, Z., Skovsted, C.B. and Brock, G.A., 2020. An encrusting kleptoparasite-host interaction from the early Cambrian. Nature Communications, 11: 1-7 [Full Text] [PDF]     * = co-first authors


  • Kimmig, J., Strotz, L.C., Kimmig, S.R., Egenhoff, S.O., and Lieberman, B.S. (2019) The Spence Shale Lagerstätte: an important window into Cambrian biodiversity
    Journal of the Geological Society 176: 609-619


  • Strotz, L.C., Saupe, E.E., Kimmig, J., and Lieberman, B.S. (2018) Metabolic rates, climate and macroevolution: A case study using Neogene molluscs. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 285: 20181292 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Strotz, L.C., Simões, M., Girard, M., Breitkreuz, L., Kimmig, J., and Lieberman, B.S. (2018) Getting Somewhere with the Red Queen: Chasing a Biologically Modern Definition of the Hypothesis. Biology Letters 14: 20170734 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Elder, L.E., Hsiang, A.Y., Nelson, K., Strotz, L.C., Kahanamoku, S.S., and Hull, P.M. (2018) Eighty thousand recent planktonic foraminifera from the Atlantic Ocean. Scientific Data 5: 180109 [Full Text] [PDF]


  • Kimmig, J. and Strotz, L.C. (2017) Coprolites in middle Cambrian (Series 2-3) Burgess Shale-type deposits of Utah and Nevada and their ecological implications. Bulletin of Geosciences 92: 297–309 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Kimmig, J., Strotz, L.C., and Lieberman, B.S. (2017) The stalked filter feeder Siphusauctum lloydguntheri n. sp. from the middle Cambrian (Series 3: Stage 5) Spence Shale of Utah: Its biological affinities and taphonomy. Journal of Paleontology 91: 902-910 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Topper, T.P., Strotz, L.C., Skovsted, C.B., and Holmer, L.E. (2017) Do brachiopods show substrate-related phenotypic variation? A case study from the Burgess Shale. Palaeontology 60: 269-279 [Full Text] [PDF]


  • Strotz, L.C., Mamo, B.L., and Dominey-Howes, D. (2016) Effects of cyclone-generated disturbance on a tropical reef foraminifera assemblage. Scientific Reports, 6: 24846 [Full Text] [PDF]


  • Strotz, L.C. (2015) Spatial patterns and diversity of foraminifera from an intermittently closed and open lagoon: Smiths Lake, Australia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 164: 340-352 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Topper, T.P., Strotz, L.C., Holmer, L.E., and Caron, J-B (2015) Survival on a soft seafloor: life strategies of brachiopods from the Cambrian Burgess Shale. Earth-Science Reviews, 151: 266-287 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Topper, T.P., Strotz, L.C., Holmer, L.E., Zhang, Z., Tait, N.N., and Caron, J-B. (2015) Competition and mimicry: the curious case of chaetae in brachiopods from the middle Cambrian Burgess Shale. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15: 42 [Full Text] [PDF]


  • Strotz, L.C. and Allen, A.P. (2013). Reply to Aze et al.: Distinguishing speciation modes based on multiple lines of evidence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(32):E2974 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Strotz, L.C. and Allen, A.P. (2013) Assessing the role of cladogenesis in macroevolution by integrating fossil and molecular evidence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(8):2904-2909 [Full Text] [PDF]


  • Strotz, L.C. (2012) Foraminiferal Fauna and Biotopes of a Barrier Estuary System: St Georges Basin, New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 42(4):369-382 [Full Text] [PDF]


  • Swtizer, A.D., Mamo, B.L. Dominey-Howes, D., Strotz, L.C., Jones, B.G., Haslett, S.K. and Everett, D.M. (2011). On the possible origins of an unusual (mid-late Holocene) coastal deposit, Old Punt Bay, southeast Australia. Geographical Research 49(4):369-382 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Chagué-Goff, C., Schneider, J.-L., Goff, J.R., Dominey-Howes, D. and Strotz, L. (2011). Expanding the proxy toolkit to help identify past events: Lessons from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and the 2009 South Pacific Tsunami. Earth-Science Reviews 107(1-2):107-122 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Jaffe, B., Buckley, M., Richmond, B., Strotz, L., Etienne, S., Clark, K., Watt, S., Gelfenbaum, G., and Goff, J. (2011). Flow speed estimated by inverse modelling of sandy sediment deposited by the 29 September 2009 tsunami near Satitoa, east Upolu, Samoa. Earth Science Reviews 107(1-2):23-37 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Richmond, B., Buckley, M., Etienne, S., Chagué-Goff, C., Clark, K., Goff, J., Dominey-Howes, D., and Strotz, L. (2011). Deposits, flow characteristics, and landscape change resulting from the September 2009 South Pacific tsunami in the Samoan islands. Earth Science Reviews 107(1-2):38-51 [Full Text]  [PDF]
  • Etienne S., Buckley M., Paris, R., Nandasena, A.K, Clark, K., Strotz L., Chagué-Goff C., Goff J.R. and Richmond B. (2011). The use of boulders for characterising past tsunamis: Lessons from the 2004 Indian Ocean and 2009 South Pacific tsunamis. Earth Science Reviews 107(1-2):76-90 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Goff, J., Lamarche, G., Pelletier, B., Chague-Goff, C., and Strotz, L. (2011). Predecessors to the 2009 South Pacific tsunami in the Wallis and Futuna archipelago. Earth Science Reviews 107(1-2):91-106 [Full Text] [PDF]


  • Strotz, L.C., Mamo, B.L, Topper, T.P, And Bagnato, C. (2010) The highest southern latitude record of a living Tridacna gigas. Malacologia 53(1):155-159 [Full Text]  [PDF]
  • Goff, J.R., Pearce, S., Nichol, S.L., Chagué-Goff, C., Horrocks, M. and Strotz, L. (2010). Multi-proxy records of regionally-sourced tsunamis, New Zealand. Geomorphology 118(3-4):369-382 [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Nichol, S.L., Chagué-Goff, C., Goff, J.R., Horrocks, M., McFadgen, B.M. and Strotz, L.C. (2010). Geomorphology and accommodation space as limiting factors on tsunami deposition: Chatham Island, southwest Pacific Ocean. Sedimentary Geology, 229:41-52 [Full Text] [PDF]


  • Mamo, B., Strotz, L.C. and Dominey-Howes, D. (2009) Tsunami deposits and their foraminiferal assemblages. Earth Science Reviews 96: 263-278 [Full Text] [PDF]


  • Strotz, L., (2003) Holocene Foraminifera from Tuross Estuary and Coila Lake, south coast, New South Wales: a preliminary study. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 124: 163-182 [PDF]